The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
A U.S. appeals court has ruled that police must obtain a warrant prior to using a GPS device to track a vehicle, deciding on an unaddressed issue in an earlier Supreme Court order.
By John Ribeiro | 23 October, 2013 04:53
Australians may soon have more luck pinpointing their location in cities on mapping apps thanks to an effort to link GPS with Chinese satellites, by Curtin University and the Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information (CRCSI).
By Adam Bender | 29 August, 2013 12:03
The Victorian government will spend $24.6 million to provide 6000 GPS-enabled radios to firefighters in the state.
By Adam Bender | 16 August, 2013 13:22
If you're looking to buy a dedicated GPS navigation device, you'll quickly discover that every manufacturer offers an almost dizzying array of products -- each with slightly different features. The challenge, then, is to determine which features are must-haves and which would just be nice to have.
By Melissa J. Perenson and Craig Ellison | 26 January, 2011 15:24
Facebook wants to know "What's on your mind?" Twitter asks "What's happening?" But that's getting old already. The burning question for the next wave of social networking is "Where are you?"--and services like Foursquare, Gowalla, Brightkite, and Loopt want you to use your smartphone to answer it.
By Daniel Ionescu | 31 March, 2010 01:55